Septic System Mistakes To Avoid

  • How The Rainy Season Affects Your Septic System... And How To Avoid Repairs

    31 October 2017

    A rainy season is very common for many cities. Many cities experience rain during the spring months, and it can extend into the summer. When you see the rain, you are usually worried about the grass growing or not being able to do outside activities. However, heavy rainfall can cause you to need a septic tank repair. Read on to find out how the rain season affects your septic system and how to avoid repairs.

  • The Proper Care And Feeding Of Your Septic Tank

    3 October 2017

    Septic tanks play a critical role in waste removal for many residential properties. If your home relies on a septic system to meet its waste disposal needs, maintaining your septic tank properly is critical. Here are three tips that you can use to help ensure that your septic tank remains in good working condition well into the future: 1. Feed your septic tank properly. When it comes to ensuring the proper performance of your home's septic tank, feeding the septic tank correctly is critical.

  • Buying A Home With A Septic System? Here Are A Few Things You Should Know

    1 September 2017

    If you are looking at new homes in a more rural location, you may be surprised at how many of them have a septic system. If you always lived in a place with a hook up to the city sewer, there are a few things you need to know about living without it. Here are a few of them. Size and Material When the house was first built, and the septic tank installed, the size of the tank was for right for it.

  • 4 Easy Ways To Take Care Of Your Septic System This Summer

    27 July 2017

    This summer is a good time to make sure that you are taking proper care of your septic tank. There are lots of really easy ways that you can ensure that you are taking the best care possible of your septic system this summer. #1 Limit What You Flush Down The Toilet First, you need to make sure that you limit what you flush down your toilet. Only waste and toilet paper should go down your toilet.

  • The 3 Best Ways to Maintain Your Septic System

    5 July 2017

    If you recently moved from the city to the country and have a septic system in your yard for the first time, it might be wise to find out exactly how to maintain it to keep it running efficiently and properly for many years. There are three main things you will need to do to achieve this, and following these tips will help you avoid problems with your system. Learn to Use It Properly

  • Septic Tank Pumping: 3 Instances When You Should Avoid Pumping The Septic Tank

    8 June 2017

    Instead of relying on a main sewer line and system, many households actually rely on septic tanks that have been installed on the property to get rid of their waste. The septic tank will continue to fill up with time. It is vital that you clean the septic tanks by pumping them once every two to three years. This will help maintain the tanks, so that they remain functional and efficient for a longer period of time.

  • Look At All That Water! 3 Steps To Take If Your Septic Field Is Flooded

    28 May 2017

    Now that the rainy season is here, it's time to start paying closer attention to your septic system. Torrential rains and seasonal flooding can wreak havoc on your septic system, especially if you're left with standing water in the yard. The best way to protect your septic system from flood damage is to prepare in advance. If you know what to do following a flood, you'll be able to react faster, which will prevent serious septic issues.